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Crampton Tower Museum

Crampton Tower The Broadway, Broadstairs CT10 2AB, England
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The volunteer guide was very informative about an unsung hero. A fascinating place. We have... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Greater London, United Kingdom

Me and my master Rogan popped in and were amazed by all the lovely train sets they have. Crampton... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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“model railway” (6 reviews)
“train sets” (3 reviews)
“train layouts” (2 reviews)
Crampton Tower The Broadway, Broadstairs CT10 2AB, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The volunteer guide was very informative about an unsung hero. A fascinating place. We have recommended it to our son, especially as somewhere to take our small grandson at Christmas.

Thank Ezzie70
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Me and my master Rogan popped in and were amazed by all the lovely train sets they have. Crampton was an engineer and inventor. The museum has train layouts and one is suitable for children to play with and there is one where they can...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Small museum and interesting find. Spent around an hour talking with the staff and exploring the tower and dome. Great for history buffs and model railway enthusiasts. Would love to go to the top of the tower but it wasn't open to the public, hopefully...More

Thank nicolasutton958
Reviewed 11 July 2017

If your into train sets then this is the place for you .Its only a small building in size but it carries a lot of history with it .Ideal for maybe an hours visit .

Thank ghearsey
Reviewed 7 June 2017

A lovely place to visit for children of all ages, 5 - 95, with an interest in model railways. Our grandchildren enjoyed watching the exhibition set-ups, which were very impressive, and especially enjoyed the hands-on tracks which they could operate. We spent about 90 minutes...More

Thank JohnCRotherham
Reviewed 27 April 2017

If you're interestedl in some unusual local history this is the place to be. Elderly, enthusiastic volunteers willing to impart their knowledge in a non overly commercialised setting. Model trains with one very impressive layout, plenty of old photographs of local transport and history set...More

Thank Metal_MickeyNo1
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This museum is set in the old town waterworks and features railways, transport and local history. The tower is named after Thomas Crampton, a famous designer of locomotives and railways. Displays include examples of Crampton’s working drawings and models, copies of his patents, and some...More

12  Thank Sandygranny
Reviewed 13 September 2016

There are probably positive aspects to this area, if you like model trains and tales about water tower, although very keen, I like to explore and ask questions, I want allowed to do this so disappointing to me an lacking in any character .

Thank Thanet_Traveler
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Was really good seeing all the trains and old transport pictures and the tower itself. Great place and I would recommend this to anyone who is into trains.

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Took the little people to Crampton Tower to see Santa yesterday. It was fantastic. Kids were spellbound. The tower has been transformed into an extension of Santa's workshop with a guided tour by two of his elves. It was very magical. The kids are still...More

2  Thank Fordesque
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